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Vocabulary – Catherine Called Birdy #3

Posted by dcole on March 5, 2012


(adj) abominablebaffled

(v) coax

(v) confound

(adj) idle

(adj) malignant

(adv)meekly

(n) morsel

(n) notion

(n) remorse

(adj) vengeful

Homework this week: Due Thursday March 8

For the homework due Thursday, you’ll need to do five things…
#1 Write your own definition
#2 Write one synonym
#3 Write one antonym
#4 Write a sentence using the word
#5 Write a journal entry using all ten words

Use the template below to do your vocab. homework

CCB Vocab Template
VIRL in the comments. Good luck!

40 Responses to “Vocabulary – Catherine Called Birdy #3”

  1. Albert Shyong Says:

    Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: coax
    Sentence: He remembered watching her from behind, when she didn’t know he was there, marveling as her fingers flew over the smooth vanilla paper to coax images out of hiding.

  2. Albert Shyong Says:

    Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Magligant
    Sentence: He’d had to tell a thirty-six-year-old woman that the tumor in her breast was malignant.

  3. Albert Shyong Says:

    sorry i spelled malignant wrong.

  4. Albert Shyong Says:

    Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Morsel
    Sentence: “Let me tell you what I did today, dear,” Nicholas said, biting off each word as if it were a bitter morsel.

  5. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Remorse
    Book: A Little Princess
    Page: 62
    Sentence: “Sara bent and picked her up. Remorse overtook her. She even smiled at herself a very little smile.”

  6. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: coax
    Book: Steve Jobs
    Page: (sorry, this ebook apparently has no page number. sorry)
    Sentence: Woolard was able to coax Jobs to agree that his role as an advisor would be a very active one. Jobs approved a statement saying that he had “agreed to step up my involvement with Apple for up to 90 days, helping them until they hire a new CEO.”

  7. Miranda Y. Says:

    VIRL for Mess Ups
    Period 3
    Word: Coax
    Book: Hunger Games
    Page: N/A

    “but the pair of them went to work on it, grinding up herbs and coaxing brews down the animal’s throat.”

  8. Zo Says:

    Lock Rickers
    Period 4
    Word: Confound
    Book: Eldest
    Page: 537
    Sentence: On one hand, he had made enormous progress with his training, mastering subject after subject that had once confounded him.

  9. Zo Says:

    Lock Rickers
    Period 4
    Notion
    Eldest
    pg. 544
    It is far better to be taught to think critically and then be allowed to make your own decisions than to have someone else’s notions thrust upon you.

  10. Jaxson Barlow Says:

    Virl for Disturbians
    Robert Lopez tapped his booze bottle idly against the back of the chair.
    Ship Breaker
    pgs.56-57 Last sentence on pg 56 and first on page 57.

  11. Evelyn :) Says:

    Messup
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
    Page 549
    Remorse
    “You have no idea of the remorse Professor Snape felt when he realized how Lord Voldemort had interpreted the prophecy, Harry. I believe it to be the greatest regret of his life and the reason that he returned – “

  12. Albert Shyong Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Remorse
    Book: Harvesting the Heart
    Page: 157
    Sentence: She was the only person there without a mate, and as Nicholas crossed the room to join her, he felt a quick stab of remorse.

  13. Albert Shyong Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Coax
    Book: Harvesting the Heart
    Page: 90
    Sentence: He remembered watching her from behind, when she didn’t know he was there, marveling as her fingers flew over the smooth vanilla paper to coax images out of hiding.

  14. Albert Shyong Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Coax
    Book: Harvesting the Heart
    Page: 42
    Sentence: He’d had to tell a thirty-six-year-old woman that the tumor in her breast was malignant.

  15. Albert Shyong Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Coax
    Book: Harvesting the Heart
    Page: 146
    Sentence: “Let me tell you what I did today, dear,” Nicholas said, biting off each word as if it were a bitter morsel.

  16. Elisa Xu Says:

    VIRL: Vader D. Dumbledore
    Book: The Dream Merchant
    Pg: 485
    Word: Meek
    Sentence: Jericho’s voice was unusually gentle and meek: “Yes. Then I suppose I just have to. Again’”

  17. shannon Says:

    Vocabulary Word: Confound
    Book: Brisingr
    Author: Christopher Paolini
    Page #: 7
    Sentence: Roran had only succeeded, as he later explained, because the strength of his passion drove him to extremes tat others feared and avoided, and thus allowed him to confound his enemies.

  18. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Remorse
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 380
    Sentence: Remorse pinned me against the seat for one long second. What had I just done to Jacob?

  19. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: Vengeance
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 396
    Sentence: But when we started packed her clothes, she woke up with a vengeance.

  20. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: idled
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 404
    Sentence: Jacob’s Rabbit idled by the curb with Jared behind the wheel and Embry in the passenger seat.

  21. Elisa Xu Says:

    VIRL: Vader D. Dumbledore
    Period 3
    Word: Vengeful
    Book: The Dream Merchant
    Page: 536
    Sentence: But Baz could very well understand what had made Josh so convinced the day before that the Tembe hated the Sipartis with vengeance.

  22. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: remorse
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 414
    Sentence: “It’s a bit late for that, Rose. Save your remorse for someone who believes it.”

  23. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: remorse
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 417
    Sentence: “Something about what she’d seen… about Rosalie’s remorse; Rosalie would never feel remorse for anything that happened to me.”

  24. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: idle
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 424
    Sentence: The plane sat idle on the tarmac while the flight attendants strolled-so casually-up and down the aisle, patting the bags in the overhead compartments to make sure everything fit.

  25. Alisa Says:

    VIRL
    Flying Rainbow Sheep
    Period 4
    Word: Abominable
    Book: The Golden Compass
    Page: 85
    Sentence: Had that abominable monkey found it?

  26. Miranda Y. Says:

    VIRL
    Messup
    Period 3
    Word: remorse
    Book: Catching fire
    Page: N/A
    Sentance: “I feel a pang of remorse about yesterday,…”

  27. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: confounds
    Book: New Moon
    Page: 476
    Sentence: “Don’t be put out, dear one,” Aro said in a comforting tone, placing a powder-light hand on her shoulder. “She confounds us all.”

  28. Safeen Says:

    Safeen

    Period 3

    Harry Potter and The Goblet Of Fire

    Page 605

    And am filled with remorse so deep i can barley…

  29. Brandon Hu Says:

    Table: Roly-Poly
    Period:3
    Guardians of Gahoole
    Word: meek
    Page 12
    Ours are rather meek, I guess compared to this…

  30. Evelyn really, REALLY loves food Says:

    Messup
    Per 3
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    Idle
    Page 308
    A smile curled the corners of Riddle’s mouth He continued to stare at Harry, twirling the wand idly.

  31. Miranda Y. Says:

    VIRL
    Mess up
    Period 3
    Book: Syren
    Page: 168

    “He had concentrated hard on everything on the table and had focused totally on every morsel of the rather good Wizard Tower Hotpot-of-the-Day that Marcia had had sent up.”

  32. Miranda Y. Says:

    THe word was morsel (the post above)

  33. Brandon Hu Says:

    Table: Roly-Poly
    Period:3
    Guardians of Gahoole: The Journey
    Word: morsels
    Page 103
    “A little snack before we fly,” she said and quickly de-winged it, then served up tasty morsels to the class.

  34. Brandon Hu Says:

    Table: Roly-Poly
    Period:3
    Guardians of Gahoole: The Journey
    Word: confound
    Page 183
    Confound that owl, Soren thought.

  35. Max Says:

    Warlock page 27

    “His vengeance will destroy us all.”

  36. Minjae Oh Says:

    word:notion
    My cheeks begin to burn. The very notion that I’m devoting any thought to who I want presented as my lover, given our current circumstances, is demeaning. I let my anger propel me into my greatest demand. “When the war is over, if we’ve won, Peeta will be pardoned.”

    pg 20

    word: remorse
    His tongue flicks over his puffy lips. I search his eyes for the slightest sign of anything, fear, remorse, anger. But there’s only the same look of amusement that ended our last conversation. It’s as if he’s speaking the words again.“Oh, my dear Miss Everdeen. I thought we had agreed not to lie to each other.”

    pg 167

    both from mockingjay

  37. Evelyn really, REALLY loves food Says:

    Messup
    Per 3
    The Great Gilly Hopkins
    notion
    page 114
    “No, you ain’t. If you was thinking of me, you’d never come to me with such a fool notion.”

  38. Michael Liu Says:

    Group: Bubbly Sheep
    Period 4
    Title: The Icebound Land
    Word: morsel
    Sentence: He ate sparingly, noticing, however, that Horace, with a young man’s appetite, wolfed down every morsel that was placed before him.

  39. Michael Liu Says:

    Group: Bubbly Sheep
    Period 4
    Title: The Outcasts
    Word: idle
    Sentence: He knew he wouldn’t be able to stand idly by, unable to help, while he watched that vibrant young person ground into the dirt and destroyed.

  40. Lena Zhou Says:

    VIRL for the Disturbians
    Period 3
    Word: malignant
    Book: Peter And The Starcatchers
    Page: 49
    Sentence: “Smee,” said Black Stache, savoring his own malignant brilliance. “Water is heavy, right?”

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